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DC Area WP Designs a Two-day Leadership Revisioning Retreat to Plan for Site Sustainability

Posts by: sswain on Tue, 2012-02-28 15:17 with 0 comments

The DC Area WP describes the design of its two-day leadership retreat that focused on the issue of site sustainability.

During the Friday evening registration, dinner, and orientation session for
the 19 leaders, four working subgroups were created to address the areas
DC Area WP had deemed most crucial to its sustainability: (1) Commitment, Connection, Continuity, (2) Collaboration, Partnerships, and Cross Support, (3) Finances and Funding, (4) Project Leadership Re-envisioned.

VA Central Virginia WP Scales up Young Writers Activity by Scaling Down to Lower Grades

Posts by: mmathis on Tue, 2012-02-28 13:29 with 0 comments

The VA Central Virginia WP is targeting growth of its young writers programming:

IN River Bend WP leaders look to other Indiana sites when facing challenges.

Posts by: sswain on Sat, 2012-03-03 11:14 with 0 comments

In this passage River Bend, a relatively new site, describes how they seek opportunities to learn from their state network when navigating the new funding waters.

Southeast Alabama Model UN Assembly Nurtures Student Writing and Speaking Skills

Posts by: mmathis on Thu, 2012-02-23 20:12 with 0 comments

The AL Wiregrass WP notes that in the past year they have continued two very successful programs: Think!! Write!! and the Southeast Alabama Model United Nations Assembly (SAMUN).

State Networks as Primary Partnerships

Posts by: tbaker on Mon, 2012-02-27 11:56 with 0 comments

AL Jacksonville WP in Alabama reports an increased sense of the importance of the state network in facing the fiscal realities of the end of directed federal funding:

Using Inservice to Financially Sustain the TX Heart of Texas WP

Posts by: Lfriedrich on Mon, 2012-02-27 12:15 with 0 comments

The TX Heart of Texas WP uses customized inservice in schools and partnerships with other university programs to generate funding. They describe how they generate revenue:

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